First there was yoga on the beach, then yoga in the park, and now yoga…on I-beams? Rachel Brooke Smith, an actress and dancer, showed the beauty of her version of aerial yoga when she performed variations of Dancer’s Pose on a beam 25 stories in the air during a photoshoot for Cassal activewear. Showing some intense concentration (and steely nerves), she balanced on a ledge not even one foot wide.
“Phew! That’s not scary at all,” she joked on the video she posted to her Facebook page, noting that there were no nets or other safety equipment used. (That is the definition of scary!)
But while the rest of us get sweaty palms just watching the bendy brunette, she says she was never really in any danger. “I did feel safe on that ledge otherwise I would never have done it,” Smith said on NBC’s Today. “I practice every day and feel extremely confident in the moves that I was doing.” Continue reading >>